RE: Some things GNOME really needs
- From: "Fox, Kevin M" <KMFox mail bhi-erc com>
- To: "'Markus Teich'" <project sadnet de>, gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: RE: Some things GNOME really needs
- Date: Thu, 24 Jun 1999 16:27:23 -0700
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Markus Teich [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 24, 1999 1:29 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Some things GNOME really needs
> > When it comes to installing gnome from rpm, I'd see a very
> important place
> > for a wizard/script which simply downloads rpms and does
> rpm -Uvh foo.rpm
> > to each package in the appropriate order, starts gnome and
> helps the user
> > set up some things (like walk the user through gnomecc) if
> it is a first
> > time install.
> i agree on this!
> rpm install is some tips really pain in the ****
> when u get lots of failed dependencies and force
gnorpm checks for dependancies.
Or if your a console guy, use rpm -Uvh *.rpm
shold work if you just grab the whole gnome rpm directory.
as for updates,
open gnorpm, hit webfind, select gnome, and hit update... Problem solved
without writeing a single line of code.
> so a install script would be great which checks for all libraries
> or a gnome-complete-package with ./install in it ...
> and a gnome programm which connectes to the net and fetches the
> updates..perhaps where you could probably even select
> stable / unstable cvs??
> what do u think about....
> the installation shoudl really improve..
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